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Occupational and Environmental Health Center
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Center for Promoting Health in the New England Workplace
Chemical Innovations Institute
Employee Health Service

UConn Health Center
The Exchange,
270 Farmington Avenue, Building 3, 2nd floor, Suite 262
Farmington, CT 06030-6210

Clinic/Employee Health Phone:
(860) 679-2893
FAX: (860) 679-1349
Email: occmedEHS@uchc.edu

Contact the
Office of Research Safety
if you ARE a UConn Health Center employee who is concerned about your safety and health on the job and wish to obtain assistance, including ergonomic evaluations of workstations, chemical hazards, and radiation safety at the Health Center.

Contact the
Occupational and Environmental
Health Center

or the
Ergonomic Technology Center
for similar requests and concerns, if you are NOT a UConn Health Center employee.


Contact the
Connecticut Poison Control Center
for immediate help with a poison or hazardous chemical exposure at:
1-800-222-1222 (toll-free)
or
1-866-218-5372
(for hearing impaired).

 

Ergonomic Technology Center -- (ErgoCenter)

Ergonomics—the science of fitting the workplace to the worker—involves reducing exposures to physical trauma, redesigning tools and workstations, and preventing and treating Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs), such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Tendonitis.

The Ergonomic Technology Center of Connecticut (ErgoCenter) is a joint venture of Connecticut industry, labor, the State government, and the University of Connecticut Health Center. The ErgoCenter approach involves risk reduction through the redesign of job content and work organization, and the correction of awkward postures and positions.

The combination of sciences, treatment, and education involves specific programs to aid Connecticut manufacturers in the development and evaluation of tools and training of health and safety personnel. The organization of the ErgoCenter, university-based, with a business services orientation, performs a function presently absent in the State: bridging the gap between the ongoing development of ergonomic knowledge and the practical needs of industry and workers.

The ErgoCenter is a member of the Association of Occupational & Environmental Health Clinics (AOEC).

About the ErgoCenter

Basic Information

The Ideal Work Station

Office Ergonomics

Online Resources

Occupational Health Links

Visit our Occupational Health Links page for more online resources.

Publications Library

Obtain OEHC publications at our online Publications Library.

More Information

For more information, appointments for treatment and/or evaluation, please call 860-679-2893 or e-mail Tammy Wojtusik

Contact Information

Martin G. Cherniack, MD, MPH
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center
270 Farmington Avenue, MC 6210
Farmington, CT 06030-6210

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